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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2007 Porsche 911

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Porsche 911. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Porsche 911 would be higher. At 3,596 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Porsche 911 (316 HP @ 4250 RPM) has 208 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Porsche 911 should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Porsche 911 weights approximately 92 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Porsche 911 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Porsche 911 will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Porsche 911 (370 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 220 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Porsche 911 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2007 Porsche 911 has automatic transmission and 2009 Chevrolet Nubira has manual transmission. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Porsche 911 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2007 Porsche 911
Make Chevrolet Porsche
Model Nubira 911
Year Released 2009 2007
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 1598 cc 3596 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 316 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4250 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 96.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 82.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 11.3:1
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 5 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1405 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2360 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 64 L


 

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